Market Report 04 March, 2020
At the end of today’s trading session on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
A total of 26,580,800 shares in 882 deals, corresponding to a market value of KES 762,309,536.00, were traded.
Compared with the previous NSE trading day (Tuesday, March 3), today’s data shows 21% decline in volume, 33% decline in turnover, and 6% decline in deals.
The current NSE market capitalization is KES 2.35 trillion.
In the aggregate, 45 NSE listed equities participated in trading, ending with 17 ✅gainers and 22 🔻losers.
Standard Group Plc [SGL] led the gainers with 8.46% share price appreciation closing at KES 21.15 per share, followed by:
✅HF Group Plc [HFCK] (+7.33%)
✅Co-operative Bank of Kenya [COOP] (+5.71%)
✅KCB Group Plc [KCB] (+3.77%).
On the losing side, Crown Paints Kenya Plc [CRWN] came out last with an end-of-day price depreciation of 🔻9.38% closing at KES 58.00 per share, followed by:
🔻Express Kenya Plc [XPRS] (-7.69%)
🔻Flame Tree Group Holdings [FTGH] (-7.14%)
🔻Liberty Kenya Holdings Plc [LBTY] (-6.99%).
Safaricom Plc [SCOM] recorded the highest volume of 20 million traded shares, followed by:
➖Equity Group Holdings Plc [EQTY] (1.91m)
➖Kengen Kenya Plc [KEGN] (1.44m)
➖KCB Group Plc [KCB] (737,200).
➡️The benchmark NSE All Share Index [NASI] gained ✅1.56 points to close at 154.66
➡️The NSE 20 Share Index gained ✅19.58 points to close at 2402.70
➡️The NSE 25 Share Index gained ✅54.29 points to close at 3836.93
The Derivatives Market had three KCB contracts expiring on March 19, 2020 traded.
The secondary Bond market at the NSE recorded a rise in activity with bonds worth Kes 4.47 Billion traded in 106 deals on the Fixed income segment as compared to yesterday’s 119 deals valued at Kes 3.23 Billion.
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